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H. J. W. Tillyard
Cambridge University Press, 12/3/2015
EAN 9781107585829, ISBN10: 1107585821

Paperback, 250 pages, 17.8 x 12.7 x 1.4 cm
Language: English

Originally published in 1908, this book presents a comprehensive account regarding the reign of Agathocles of Syracuse (361–289 BC). The text is divided into six chapters: 'The Authorities'; 'Agathocles as an Adventurer'; 'Agathocles as a Soldier-Prince in Sicily'; 'Agathocles' Warfare in Africa'; 'Agathocles' Last War against the Sicilians'; 'Agathocles as King'. It was awarded The Prince Consort Prize for 1908. Notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Agathocles and ancient history.

List of chief books referred to
1. The authorities
2. Agathocles as an adventurer
3. Agathocles as a soldier-prince in Sicily
4. Agathocles' warfare in Africa
5. Agathocles' last war against the Sicilians
6. Agathocles as king